MANILA – Filipinos are urged to restrict non-essential movement and avoid public places in Yemen as the country remains under alert level 2, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh said.
"Under Alert Level 2, Filipinos with existing labor contracts may return to Yemen. However, the deployment of newly-hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will remain suspended," the embassy said.
Alert level 2 or Restriction Phase has been in placed in Yemen in view of the continued political and security tensions in that country.
Filipinos based in all cities and regions of Yemen are also urged to update their registration with the embassy, or if they have not registered in the past, by accomplishing the registration form on the website of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh www.philembassy-riyadh.org.
In addition, Filipinos in Yemen may contact the Philippine Consulate in Sana’a:
Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al Jamal
Philippine Consulate in Sana’a
Hadda Area – Damascus St.
P.O. Box 1696 – Sana’a, Yemen
Tel. No. +967 1 416751
Fax +967 1 418254
Mobile +967 777 2 555 11
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
"The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh continues to monitor the situation in Yemen and will provide further advisories to the Filipino community as may be necessary," it stated.